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Event Chairs

VISIGRAPP Conference Chair

Jose Braz
Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal

Brief Bio
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Program Co-Chairs

Ana Paula Cláudio
BioISI, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Ana Paula Cláudio is an Assistant Professor at the Informatics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), and a researcher in BioISI- Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute (BioISI). She holds a Mathematics degree from FCUL and a PhD in Informatics from the same University. Her main research interests are on Computer Graphics in general, 3D modeling, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Digital Heritage, and she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses covering these topics.

Dominique Bechmann
CNRS-Université de Strasbourg

Brief Bio
Dominique Bechmann is a professor of computer science at the Strasbourg University where she is leading the Computer Graphics and Geometry team, at the ICube CNRS Lab since 1997. From 1986 to 1989, she did her PhD at the IBM scientific centre (Paris, France) on geometric modeling of anatomic organs. In 1990, she did a postdoc at the T.J. Watson research centre (Yorktown Heigths, New York, USA) on deformation models. In 1991, she became an assistant professor. She is personally involved on research activities in geometric modeling (deformations, topological modeling) and in virtual r ality (interaction tasks). Since 2014, she is head of the French National Research Group (GdR IG-RV) in Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality that regroups almost 700 researchers. ... More >>


Area Chairs

Area: Animation and Simulation
Jie-Qing Feng
State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University

Brief Bio
Jieqing Feng is a professor in the State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Peoples Republic of China. He received his BSc in applied mathematics from the National University of Defense Technology in 1992 and his Ph.D in computer graphics from Zhejiang University in 1997. His research interests include geometric modeling, real-time rendering and computer animation.

Area: Rendering
Basile Sauvage
University of Strasbourg

Brief Bio
Basile Sauvage obtained a Master of Science in 2002 and a PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2005 at INP-Grenoble, France. Since 2006 he is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Strasbourg. His research topics include texture analysis and synthesis, acquisition and treatment of 3D objects' appearance, geometric modeling, and multiresolution analysis.

Area: Interactive Environments
Teresa Chambel
Lasige, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

Brief Bio
Teresa Chambel is a professor and researcher at Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL) in Portugal, where she received a Ph.D. in Informatics, on video, hypermedia and learning technologies, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. Her M.Sc. was in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon, on distributed hypermedia. She is a member of the Human-Computer Interaction and Multimedia Group (HCIM) at the Lasige Lab at FCUL, since 1998, and was previously a member of the Multimedia and Interaction Techniques Group at INESC, Lisbon. Her research interests nclude multimedia and hypermedia, with a special emphasis on video and hypervideo, human-computer interaction, e-learning, creativity, visualization, accessibility, cognition and emotions, interactive TV, digital talking books and digital art. ... More >>

Area: Geometry and Modeling
James Gain
Cape Town University
South Africa

Brief Bio
James Gain is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests cover procedural and geometric modelling, visualization and high-performance computing. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, England.